Saudi King condoles with Spanish monarch over victims of Barcelona attack

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has sent a cable of condolences to the Spanish Monarch Felipe VI after the recent ramming Attack in Barcelona that left at More »

Emirati Islamist exposes Qatar’s plans to destabilize the UAE

:: A former member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s chapter in the United Arab Emirates has revealed both the moral and financial support Qatar has given the outlawed group that More »

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives Yemeni president in Morocco

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, Friday, at his residence in the Moroccan city of Tangier, state news agency SPA reported. The two leaders More »

King Salman receives Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al-Thani

:: Saudi King Salman received in his residence in the city of Tangier in the Kingdom of Morocco, on Thursday night, Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Jassim More »

Iraq acknowledges abuses committed against civilians in Mosul campaign

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Tag Archives: Egypt

It’s not only Egypt’s trains that are on the wrong track

Mohammed Nosseir

By : Mohammed Nosseir :: Complaining that trains in the Netherlands are often delayed by a few minutes, a Dutch friend told me: “If other nations have punctual trains, we should not demand less.” While the Dutch

Egypt’s first bitcoin exchange to begin trading this month

:: Egypt’s first bitcoin exchange will go live later this month, the founders of Bitcoin Egypt said, linking the Middle East’s most populous country with a cryptocurrency that has surged in value in recent months. Many governments

Egypt’s cabinet passes regulations for new investment law

:: Egypt’s cabinet passed regulations on Thursday for a new investment law aimed at attracting foreign investors to help the economy recover after a 2011 uprising. Investment Minister Sahar Nasr said the law will now be passed

Searching for a hero: An Egyptian dilemma

Mohammed Nosseir

By : Mohammed Nosseir :: “Late President (Gamal Abdel) Nasser put me behind bars for two years, yet my loyalty to him remained unabated throughout my prison term, and up to the present,” said a renowned Egyptian

Killing an incapacitated assailant is a crime, not heroics

Yossi Mekelberg

By : Yossi Mekelberg :: Wars and conflicts create heroes and villains, but most of all victims. All three were mixed in the sorry saga in which Israeli soldier Elor Azaria shot and killed Abed Al-Fattah Al-Sharif,

Egypt railway authority head resigns after fatal crash

:: The head of Egypt’s railway authority resigned Sunday after 41 people were killed in a train crash, the prime minister’s office said. A statement said that Transportation Minister Hisham Arafat had accepted the resignation of Medhat

How to solve the Sinai problem

Abdel Latif el-Menawy

By : Abdellatif El-Menawy :: There is no doubt that what the Egyptian army is fighting now in Sinai, unconventional as it may be, is a real war. And while terrorism knows no borders, it appears that

Italian tourist held over killing of hotel supervisor at Egyptian resort

:: An Italian tourist has been detained in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Marsa Alam on suspicion of killing a supervisor on a hotel building site, judicial sources said. The supervising engineer, identified as Tariq Ahmed

Egypt streamlines industrial licensing to boost investment

:: Egypt announced executive regulations on Sunday for a new industrial licensing law it says will slash bureaucracy and decrease the waiting time for new projects, reforms it hopes will draw badly needed investment. Egypt’s economy has

How can Saudi Arabia prioritize and obtain its strategic interests?

Faisal Al-Shammeri

By : Faisal Al-Shammeri :: It has been said that “Great Powers do not have friends, they have interests.” As valid as this statement is, it is applicable up and down the ladder in multiple aspects in

Egyptian official died after seeing victims of Alexandria train crash

:: An Egyptian official was strongly affected when he saw the victims of the Alexandria trains on site of the crash. The senior Egyptian official fell unconscious as soon as he went to inspect the Alexandria crash

‘Despacito’ singer Louis Fonsi performs first concert in Egypt

:: Puerto Rican artist Louis Fonsi, singer of the world’s most famous song “Despacito” performed on Friday night in Egypt’s North Coast concert. Fonsi’s hit latin song has achieved more than 3 billion YouTube views and topped

ICAO refuses to politicize air navigation in Qatar crisis

:: The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has issued its decisions regarding Qatar’s complaint about the four counterterrorism countries. The statement noted that the bureau of the Council had taken note of the contents

Dozens killed in Alexandria train collision

:: The death toll in Egypt’s Alexandria train crash incident rises to 41, officials at the scene confirmed to to Al Arabiya News Channel, with authorities saying they expect the number to rise as more bodies are

Sudan invited to US-Egyptian military exercises

:: Sudan has received an invitation to US-Egyptian military training exercises in October, a first for the country in nearly three decades, its Defense Ministry said. The head of the Sudanese army, General Emad al-Din Adawi, announced

Egypt shootout kills 3 ‘militants behind anti-copt attacks’

:: Egypt’s interior ministry said on Thursday a policeman and three militants suspected of involvement in deadly attacks against the country’s Coptic Christian minority were killed in a shootout. Police had arrested one member of the cell

ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Egyptian police

:: ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack on a patrol car on Wednesday that killed four Egyptian policemen in North Sinai, the militant group’s AMAQ news agency said on Thursday. Authorities in Arish, the capital of

Dubai and Egypt establish a joint development company in the Suez Canal Zone

:: DP World, a leading enabler of global trade, announced Wednesday the establishment of a joint development company with the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone in Egypt. The new venture will develop projects in

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